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Calvin Williams

Calvin Williams, American librarian, consultant. Recipient Cmy. Service awards, Saginaw Public Schools, 1975-1985; Atlanta University fellow, 1971-1973.

Background

  • Williams, Calvin was born on January 29, 1946 in Hogansville, Georgia, United States. Son of Azell and Lella (Mullins) Williams.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Morris Brown College, 1969. Master of Science in Library Science, Atlanta University, 1973. Modern Sciences and Arts, Center Michigan University, 1979.

    Career

    • Librarian associate Atlanta Public Library, 1972-1973, community analyst, 1973. Head librarian Morris Brown College, Atlanta, 1971-1973. Branch librarian Saginaw (Michigan) Public Library, 1973-1975.

      Academy librarian Saginaw Valley State College, University Center, Michigan, 1975-1987. Librarian Oakland Community College, Auburn Hills, since 1987, department chairman, 1989—1991, library, 1987—2005, department chairman, since 2006. Member Bridgeport (Michigan) Library Commission, 1981-1988, president 1985-1986.

      Library consultant Saginaw County Mental Health Center, 1984-1986. Served to sergeant United States Army, 1969-1971.

    Works

    • Editor Great Lakes and Finger Lakes newsletter, 1981-1988, Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church newsletter, 1989-1990, 98—.

    Politics

    Peace making is the creative and positive quest for the well-being of humankind and the planet on which people live.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    It is vital to meet and worship with other Christians in order to grow in the Christian life and to understand what is God's will for people and for their communities.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    It is good for Christians with different approaches to the interpretation of the Bible to engage with each other and argue how the Bible should be applied to issues in our contemporary world.

    Membership

    President Bridgeport (Michigan) Library. Commission, 1985—1988. Member Saginaw County Planning Commission, since 2003, Saginaw County Public Health Board, since 2003.

    Trustee board Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church and Credit Committee, Bethel Federal Credit Union, since 1994. Assistant church treasurer Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, since 1998. Member American Library Association, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Michigan Academy of Sciences and Arts, Atlanta University Alumni Association, Central Michigan University Alumni Association (life), Saginaw Alumni Chapter (treasurer 1984-1992), Kappa Alpha Psi (life, Polemarch Saginaw Alumni chapter, Outstanding Alumni 1982, Robert L. Gordon award, 2004).

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, bicycling, drawing, sports, computers.

    Connections

    • Married Delores Hayes, June 23, 1973. Children: Sheniqua LaToya, Calvin Mikkel.
    • father: Azell Williams
    • mother: Lella (Mullins) Williams
    • spouse: Delores Hayes
    • children: Sheniqua LaToya Williams
    • Calvin Mikkel Williams
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    Born January 29, 1946
    (age 70)
    Nationality
    • 1969
      Morris Brown College
    • 1973
      Atlanta University
    • 1979
      Center Michigan University
    • 1971 - 1973
      head, librarian Morris Brown College
      Atlanta, North-West, South Africa
    • 1973 - 1975
      branch librarian Saginaw (Michigan) Public Library
    • 1975 - 1987
      academy librarian Saginaw Valley State College
      University Center, Michigan, United States
    • 1987
      librarian Oakland Community College
      Auburn Hills, Michigan, United States
    • 1987 - 2005
      librarian Oakland Community College
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